POSTED ON 11/24/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 3/27/2023
Woodward, Inc. Hired Organization Address Niles, IL Full Time

Job Posting for SUPPLIER QUALITY TECH at Woodward, Inc.


  • 2203425

Woodward supports our members’ wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity
  • 9.5% annual retirement benefit opportunity
  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members
  • 11 paid holidays, including floating holidays
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life
  • Member referral bonus
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending
  • Voluntary benefits, including:
  • Home / Auto Insurance discounts
  • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave

Are you ready to make your mark? If you’re a Supplier Quality Tech, we have an exciting opportunity for you the Supplier Quality Tech (SQT) supports the Supplier Quality Engineering group through processing First Article Inspection (FAI) and Supplier Part Approval Process (PPAP) submissions, selective receiving inspection, analysis and processing of internal NCR material and other administrative and logistical support duties.

What’s In It for You

At Woodward, our “employees” are called and treated as “members” and we’ve created a culture that appreciates and values the contributions of every member. It’s an inclusive, positive, collaborative, and socially responsible environment where members work together for outstanding outcomes.

What you will be doing

  • Processing FAI, SPAP and material certification submissions from suppliers accurately and timely including handling and analysis of parts and/or supporting documentation; completing maintaining associated records and logs; communicating submission status as needed to SQEs, supplier managers, engineers, suppliers, and product family members.
  • Conducting selective receiving inspection under the direction of the SQE group including inspection of material, completing, and maintaining related documentation, communication of inspection results to concerned parties and processing of material after inspection through the WISE system.
  • Processing internal and external nonconforming material as needed in support of SQE including: retrieval and analysis of material, interpretation of preliminary findings and restatement of problem statements to ensure supplier understanding of problem, processing material through the necessary WISE screens, communication of status to concerned parties, maintaining necessary documentation and processing material to suppliers or scrap.
  • General support of SQEs including supplier communication, Supplier Corrective Action Request processing, product evaluation and sorting activities, and interfacing with Woodward members and internal/external processes and systems as necessary to complete assigned tasks.

What We Are Looking For

  • Thorough understanding of the principals of AS9100, ISO-9000/2000, QS-9000 and/or TS-16949.
  • Knowledge of engineering drawings and industry standards.
  • Solid understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing to ANSI Y14.5.
  • Demonstrated expertise in mechanical inspection methods and skills including surface plate work, hand tools and gages, etc.
  • Ability to learn applicable statistical techniques, e.g., capability studies and Gage R&Rs.
  • Knowledge of supplier PPAP process requirements.
  • Ability to accurately record and manage data, records, files and other documents to support tasks.
  • Ability to use computer systems including WISE, BDDS and MS Office.
  • High School graduate is required.
  • Quality system courses, experience or training is helpful.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in quality systems, mechanical inspection, machining, and/or electrical component and assembly inspection

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR, or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans

Job Supplier Quality Assurance
Primary Location United States-Illinois-Niles
Organization Woodward
Schedule FULL TIME
Shift 1st Shift / Day Job

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